Trio of Jackets Set for 2017 NCAA Championships
Georgia Tech swimming and diving has three swimmers competing at the NCAA’s
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech will have three swimmers in Rodrigo Quadros Correia, Moises Loschi and Ben Southern compete this week at the 2017 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana.
““Rodrigo, Moises and Ben are all so excited to be competing at the NCAA Championships this week,” stated head coach Courtney Shealy Hart. “They have worked hard to get to this point and we are excited to have them representing our team, our program and Georgia Tech in Indianapolis. The focus is always the same – to swim as fast as you can and to give it your all each in every race and we know that the guys will do that this week.”
Correia will start things off for the Jackets on Thursday, Mar. 23, in the 200 IM where he has a season-best time of 1:46.19. The sophomore co-captain will also compete in the 100 back on Friday, Mar. 24, with his career-best time of 45.65 and in the 100 free on Saturday, Mar. 25 with his career-best time of 43.23.
Loschi, who qualified in the 200 breast with a career-best time of 1:53.08, will swim in either the 400 IM (3:51.07) or the 100 breast (52.91) on Friday before racing in the 200 breast event on Saturday.
Southern is slated to participate in both the 100 fly on Friday and the 200 fly on Saturday at the four-day championships. This season, the senior co-captain turned in career-best marks of 46.25 in the 100 fly and 1:43.01 in the 200 fly event.
Live results and live streaming of the four days of competition can be found HERE .
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